Welcome to Sparkle...

Hi! We’re Sparkle, the official charity of the Serennu Children's Centre in Newport. The guiding principle for the Sparkle Appeal is to ensure that children and young people with disabilities and/or developmental difficulties and their families are fully supported and able to participate in valued childhood experiences, and have access to the same range of opportunities, life experiences, activities and community services as any other child and their family.

Life isn’t easy for some of our children, young people or their families, The Sparkle Team want to ensure the best possible facilities and support are in place this is why the Sparkle Appeal raises money throughout the year to fund the unique services, trained staff and state-of-the-art equipment .

You can find out more information about the charity and what we do here
Click here to read our Safeguarding and Child Protection policy. If you have any questions regarding this policy please don't hesitate to contact a member of the Sparkle Team. Your child's safety and wellbeing is so important to us and we want you to feel confident leaving your child in our care.

Be a star and help a child sparkle!

There is a fantastic range of leisure services and activities on offer at the Serennu Children's Centre including swimming lessons, a specialised disability friendly, fully acessible playground and multi-use games area which are open 24 hours a day 7 days a week, and well equipt sensory room.

 Regular clubs for all ages including Youth Club, Play Club, Sparkling Sibs, Minecraft Club and Afterschool Club.
 Access to Helping Hands psychology service for children and parents and support from Family Liason Officer.
 A streamlined referral process for new children and young people wishing to access the leisure services.
 Access to parent support groups, run by parents for parents, including the Friendly Faces parents group, Dad's group, T21 Dragons Downs Syndromes group and Newport Autism Support Group.
 A fully stocked cafe selling a range of hot and colld foods, available to eat in or take away, hot and cold drinks and a wide variety of snacks. Now able to accept card payments.
 Family activities including family swim sessions, family fun days and opportunities to watch a film as a family in our fully accessible on site MediCinema.
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